Modern Apprenticeship

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Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is an innovative, world class supplier of high quality, technically complex automotive components. Based in Carrickfergus, Ryobi Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd is a proud member of the Ryobi Group.  With the help of our Japanese parent company, we can bring the latest technological advances to our European Customers.

Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork.  Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role: 

  1. Apprentices are employed as full-time members of staff and typically, after the first-year apprentices will have day release to attend college. One day a week is spent at college, studying for nationally recognised qualifications in the same profession as the apprenticeship.
  2. Apprentices work all year round, but their college classes run from September to July.
  3. Employers pay for the day the apprentice is in college, meaning they receive a full-time wage in accordance with the national minimum wage.
  4. With a Modern Apprenticeship, you learn on the job, and get the experience you need. In addition, you work towards a qualification.
  5. We have a number of apprenticeships in the following areas:
  • Engineering Maintenance
  • Die Maintenance
  • Die Cast Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Machining

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 4 GCSE’s at a minimum Grade C in English Language, Maths and Science; or equivalent qualifications. 
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Strong work ethic

​​​​​​​Shortlisting date & Interviews – April 2023
​​​​​​​The apprenticeship will be starting in September 2023

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